Sunday, September 2, 2018

In the final instalment of the Crow’s series of special reports looking at the history of A505 dangers between Royston and Baldock, we focus on how the authorities have reacted to the crashes that have blighted the road for decades.

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Cambs County Council
Friday, August 24, 2018

Following our look back at some of the worst crashes in four decades on the stretch between Royston and Baldock last week, we’ve now gathered some of the views of readers and past reporters whose frustrations sound rather familiar.

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Herts County Council
Friday, August 17, 2018

Crashes on the A505 have long been reported, but looking back through Crow archives from the last four decades highlights the extent of the issue.

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Herts County Council
Friday, August 10, 2018

The total number of people who have signed the Crow’s Make the A505 Safer campaign petition has surpassed 3,000.

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Oliver Heald
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Safety improvements to the A505 between Royston and Baldock may not happen until 2020/21, according to the Royston and villages county councillor involved in discussions about the changes.

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Lynsey Langdon
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Throughout our campaign calling on Herts County Council to make the A505 safer, the Crow has found that the single most devisive issue on the stretch between Royston and Baldock is the cut-through junctions in the central reservations to cross the dual carriageway and access the villages.

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Herts County Council
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Plans for safety improvements at the Odsey junction of the A505 will be published in around six weeks – according to Herts County councillor Steve Jarvis who has met with engineers to discuss plans.

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Steve Jarvis
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Letters and comments have been coming in thick and fast about the problems with the A505 since we launched our campaign – but the Crow has also received many urging drivers to take more responsibility while on the stretch.

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Make the A505 Safer
Friday, February 9, 2018

There were two crashes on the A505 between Baldock and Royston yesterday evening, one of which led to police closing part of the road.

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BMW
Thursday, February 8, 2018

More than 600 people have signed the Crow’s petition calling for change on the A505 between Royston and Baldock – just one week after it was launched.

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Herts County Council
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Since the Crow launched its Make the A505 Safer campaign last week, we’ve had messages, comments, calls and tweets from the community supporting our call for action flooding in.

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Lynsey Langdon
Thursday, January 25, 2018

After reporting on another round of terrifying incidents on the A505 over the last two weeks – and hearing of many more near-misses – the Crow is today launching its own campaign to call upon Herts County Council and other agencies to act now and make the A505 safer between Royston and Baldock. Enough really is enough.

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Herts County Council
Thursday, January 18, 2018

A Royston dad whose car was hit on the A505 earlier this week while he was travelling with his young sons has said he feels they are all “lucky to be alive” after the 70mph smash.

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Hertfordshire County Council
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The A505 has reopened between Royston and Baldock – two hours after it was closed due to a crash.

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Make the A505 Safer
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The A505 is closed between Royston and Baldock this morning after a two-vehicle crash.

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Make the A505 Safer
Monday, January 15, 2018

Three people were hurt in a two-car crash between Baldock and Royston yesterday evening – which resulted in the stretch of road being closed for two hours.

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Make the A505 Safer

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